Securing SCADA Systems

Securing SCADA Systems

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Bestselling author Ron Krutz once again demonstrates his ability to make difficult security topics approachable with this first in-depth look at SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) systems Krutz discusses the harsh reality that natural gas pipelines, nuclear plants, water systems, oil refineries, and other industrial facilities are vulnerable to a terrorist or disgruntled employee causing lethal accidents and millions of dollars of damage-and what can be done to prevent this from happening Examines SCADA system threats and vulnerabilities, the emergence of protocol standards, and how security controls can be applied to ensure the safety and security of our national infrastructure assetsIn operation, each device on an FFB network taps into the two-wire bus structure. Logically, FFB operates as a 31.25 Kbps master-slave network, but functions for a brief period as a token-passing scheme. In the master-slave communicationanbsp;...

Title:Securing SCADA Systems
Author:Ronald L. Krutz
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2015-06-10


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